Events

There is always a festival or special event taking place somewhere in the region. Check out the upcoming options and book your stay early!


Easter EcoEgg Hunt
April Gamiing Nature Centre - (705) 928-0263 thekawarthas.ca


MapleFest
Spring 2017
9:30 - 4:00
McLean Berry Farm - Entrance fee for kids from 2-9 - $7:00/person or $25.00 for family of 4. Hay ride included. No charge for admission for toddlers under two years. www.mcleanberryfarm.com


Buckhorn Spring Craft Show
MAY 20-21, 2017 Kick off Spring by coming to this annual event that is held inside the main room at the Buckhorn Communuity Centre and all of the outside pavillions. Over 100 crafters will be on site selling their items from garden decor, clothing, jewelry and jams.

Lakefield Farmer's Market
May 25th to October 5th 2017
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Lakefield-Smith Community Centre parking lot or Isabel Morris Park adjacent to the Lakefield Marina. Local produce, farm products, value-added food items and crafts. Straight from the farmers' crafters', cooks' hands. No resellers. The market is open every Thursday 9am to 2 pm May 26th to October 6th, 2016.

Father's Day Brunch
Fathers Day Brunch - June 18, 2017 Elmhirst Resort - Sunday Brunch in the Hearthside Room is a favourite with guests and locals

Buckhorn Annual Golf Tournament
June 1, 2017
Mark your calendar now and get your team together for a fun best ball scramble at the Quarry in Ennismore.www.buckhorncommunitycentre.com

Educational Pow Wow
June 22, 2017 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. To celebrate our National Aboriginal Day, we are throwing a party. Come join the Powwow right here at the Gallery! Dancers and artisans, music, food and fun to be seen and enjoyed. Festivities start at noon behind the main gallery building, rain or shine. 705-657-3661 www.whetung.com


Buckhorn Farmers & Craft Market
June 27 - August 29, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
The Market features baked goods,fresh produce, antiques, linens, craft artisans, fishing lures, etc. Held every Tuesday 8:30am-1pm mid JUNE - AUGUST each year. Application will be posted in the new year.

Family Paddle Day
June 28, 2017 Lakefield Beach, 5:30 p.m. Join the Lakefield Stewardship Committee and the staff at Adventure Fitness for an evening paddle on Katchewanooka Lake, in celebration of National Canoe Day. Meet at the Lakefield Beach at 5:30 p.m. Bring your canoe or kayak. Adventure Fitness will have extra canoes on hand for those who don't have one. There will be a beach barbeque after the paddle. Reservations are required for canoes, please contact 705-292-9507 for more information.

Canada Day Celebrations
July 1 Buckhorn Community Centre - 705-657-8833 www.buckhorncommunitycentre.com

Concerts in the Park Lindsay
Starts Sunday, July 2, 2017 Victoria Park, Lindsay
210 Kent Street West, Kawartha Lakes-Brock ON,

Grab your lawn chair and join us in Victoria Park in the heart of downtown Lindsay for some free live music in a beautiful outdoor setting. Concerts take place Sunday afternoon 2-4pm during the months of July and August. www.city.kawarthalakes.on.ca/residents/parks-recreation-culture/special-events/concerts-in-the-park

Kawartha Rotary Ribfest
July 7th, 8th and 9th, 2017
Friday, Saturday and Sunday www.thekawarthas.ca/event/rotary-ribfest/This annual 3 day event is organized by Kawartha Rotary Club and is co-sponsored by Peterborough Downtown Business Area. Ribfest is a BBQ Ribs & Beer Festival with live entertainment. Professional Ribbers and assorted local food vendors participate in this event.

HaveROCK Revival
July 7th & 8th, 2017
Friday & Saturday www.thekawarthas.ca/event/haverock-revival/ Featuring the Legends of Classic Rock! Blood, Sweat & Tears, Colin James, Honeymoon Suite, David Wilcox and more ! Over 12 Acts performing over 2 days.

Lakefield Jazz, Art & Craft Festival
July 8, 2017
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. www.lakefieldjazzfest.ca The 18th annual Lakefield Jazz, Art & Craft Festival invites you, your friends, and family to come to a breezy day of outdoor summer living beside Lakefield's scenic Otonabee River to enjoy a wide variety of live jazz, colourful works for sale by artisans and crafters, plus interesting catered food and ice cold beverages. The Festival website shows the final line-up of musicians. Creative artisans and crafters will be offering paintings, jewellery, furniture, carvings and weaving for sale opening at 10:00 a.m. Musicians will be performing from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. You will not want to miss this fantastic event. Last year's event had over 1,300 visitors.

47th Annual Antique Show and Sale
July 14,15 2017
www.mykawartha.com Featuring 20+ vendors. Fri July 14 - 5pm-8pm & Sat, July 15 - 10am-5pm Victoria Park Armoury, LIndsay

Ennismore Shamrock Festival
July 21, 22 and 23, 2017 The annual July festival in Ennismore is held at the Robert E. Young Recreation Complex, 553 Ennis Road, Ennismore. It is a 3 day celebration featuring events for all age groups.

The 2017 party will begin on Friday, July 21st at the Ennismore Community Centre with an amazing fireworks show at 9:30pm! Saturday is a family day including the Optimist Club Ball Hockey and Soccer Tournament. Sunday from noon to 5:00 p.m. Features the annual Truck and Tractor pulls. Festival is free with the exception of the Truck and Tractor Pull which is a $5.00 per person admission (12 & Under Free) www.ennismoreshamrockfestival.ca

Lakefield Fair
July 28 - 30, 2017 TThe Lakefield Fair highlights daily livestock shows, truck and tractor pulls, horse pulls, home craft exhibits, presidentís mini farm and agricultural education!www.lakefieldfair.com


Summer Art Show
August 19 & 20, 2017
All artists in attendance - Whetung Ojibwa Centre - 705-657-3661 www.whetung.com

Buckhorn Fine Art Festival
AUG 19-20, 2017 Buckhorn Community Centre - 705-657-8833 www.buckhorncommunitycentre.com

Rock the Locks
AUGUST 26, 2017 Buckhorn Community Centre - 705-657-8833 www.buckhorncommunitycentre.com

Curve Lake Pow Wow
September 16, 2017
- September Whetung Ojibwa Centre - 705-657-3661 www.whetung.com

Thanksgiving Art Show
TBA
All artists in attendance - Whetung Ojibwa Centre - 705-657-3661 www.whetung.com

Harvest Craft Show
OCT 7-9, 2017 Buckhorn Community Centre - 705-657-8833 www.buckhorncommunitycentre.com

Dinner Theatre
NOV 3-5, 10-12, 2017 Buckhorn Community Centre - 705-657-8833 www.buckhorncommunitycentre.com

20th Annual Kawartha Lakes Festival of Trees
NOV 9, 2017 85 Dunn Street - Bobcaygeon

Autumn Treasures fine Artisan Craft Show
NOV 10, 2017 Parkway Place Banquet Hall - Peterborough www.autumntreasures.ca